HORSE NEWS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

Baltimore Police LOVE Slurpees

Original Slurpee Slurpee, a 17-year-old member of Baltimore’s mounted patrol unit was retired earlier this year after 10 years of service to [...]

October 6th, 2017|Tags: , |

Grandfather Delivers Promise on Horseback

Hans Watzl, 62, fulfilled a big promise to his grandchildren this week – to pick them up from school on horseback. Certainly, a promise requiring [...]

October 3rd, 2017|Tags: , |

Horse Owners Evacuating Florida Are Welcome in Georgia

According to the National Hurricane Center, Hurricane Irma is the strongest Atlantic basin hurricane ever recorded and she is bearing down on the Caribbean and [...]

September 6th, 2017|Tags: , |

Hurricane Harvey Dumps On Houston’s Horses

Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday night near Houston, Texas. The Category 4 storm with winds of 130 mph dumped up to 30” of rain on [...]

August 28th, 2017|Tags: , |

Klimke Clinches Gold

Ingrid Klimke receives her Individual Gold medal. Photo Courtesy equipe-foto.de Ingrid Klimke, 49, won her first individual gold medal at the FEI [...]

August 24th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Dallas Welcomes More Asses

There’s lots to celebrate at the Dallas Zoo! Not one but two rare Somalia Wild Ass foals were born in July. Kalila (“dearly loved” in [...]

August 23rd, 2017|Tags: , , |

City Horses Still Pooh Poohed

Since Antiquity urban equines have been the source of one particular problem. What to do with all that manure? White Angels Swept the Streets [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Tags: , |

Przewalski Horse Euthanized at the National Zoo

Maja, a 13-year-old Przewalski’s horse was euthanized at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute (SCBI) August 13 for renal failure. Maja began exhibiting signs of distress [...]

August 18th, 2017|Tags: , |

 USA Women Win the Aga Khan Trophy

History was made August 11 at the Dublin Horse Show when the USA fielded an all-female team to win the Nation’s Cup for the Aga [...]

August 16th, 2017|Tags: , |

The Mongol Derby Update – Finish Line in Sight

Of the 42 strong field that set out, 35 are still going in the 2017 Mongol Derby, the world’s longest, and um, did we mention, [...]

August 14th, 2017|Tags: , |